Mónica D. Ramírez-AndreottaMonica Ramírez-Andreotta has a Masters of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University, and her undergraduate degrees are in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Photography from the University of Arizona. She is currently completing her PhD in Environmental Science, focusing on integrating the fundamentals of environmental science, human exposure assessment, and methods to positively harness community knowledge and activism.

She is the former Research Translation Coordinator for the UA Superfund Research Program, and has extensive experience transferring information and technology from researchers into the hands of stakeholders at all levels. Some of her activities include building linkages and partnerships with government agencies, creating innovative bilingual communication tools, and conducting informal science learning experiences for people of all ages.